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84
39
style
Brewed by The Kernel
Style: Imperial IPA
Bermondsey, England
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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on tap
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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cascade, chinook, citra, columbus.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (47623) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2014

Bottle 330ml. @ home.

Clear medium to dark yellow orange color with a small, quick quick, fizzy, virtually none lacing, fully diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, light heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, hop oil, wood, light alcohol. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light heavy bitter with a long duration, mango, hoppy, fruity, soft. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20140104]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (43362) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2013
33 cl bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a fully gone head. Aroma is pine and solid grapefruity. Bitter, solid hoppy and grapefruity. Lingering fruity, peachy and grapefruity finish. Ends dry and bitter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (36537) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2013
Bottled. A hazy golden beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of citrusy hops, spices, and malt. The flavor sweet with notes of citrusy hops, caramel, spices, and and malt, leading to a bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (27375) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 17, 2013
Bottle at Desverger. Cloudy golden coloured with a medium sized white head. Fruity aroma of hops, citrus peel and pine needles. Fruity flavour of pine needles and grapefruits. Dry hoppy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (25664) - Malm, SWEDEN - JAN 5, 2014
Draft @ Mikkeller Bar, Copenhagen. Pours a hazy golden pale orange color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty citrus hoppy aroma. Fruity malty citrus hoppy bitter flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter citrus finish with hints of caramel.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (24647) - Tyres, SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2014
Bottled. Cloudy pale orange, small head. Huge tangerine aroma. Sweet with near full body and rounded mouthfeel. Lots of tangerine, some honey. Intense alcohol finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (24187) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2013 10th December 2013
Hazy deep gold beer, small bubbly white head. Palate is fairly dry with just modest carbonation. Surprisingly thin malt. Rich orangey hops, almost orange liqueur. Well integrated skunk and a trace of lemon. Finishes dry and spicy. Nice but I think this needs to develop more in the bottle. Will try another in 3 weeks or so. 3.6

30th December 2013
Craft Clerkenwell. Keg. Lightly hazy gold beer with a short white head that was short lived. The beer largely clears after 5 mins. Very nice nose of peachy tropical fruits and mild skunk. Palate is smooth and slightly viscous with a modest carbonation level that is only a little more fizzy than the bottles. Very nice tropical fruits, semi sweet. Mango, peach and others, juicy. Light aniseed spice and mellow skunk. Finishes mildly crisp. Better than the bottle!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (23289) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 14, 2013
Bottle at home... Hazy amber... Bubbly white head... Soft dry cats piss orange... Very juicy fruits... Big floral tones... Dry toffee

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (20650) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2013
Bottle at the brewery shared with Tommy Boy. Pours mostly clear dark gold white a bubbly white head. Jammy citrus in the nose, orange, tangerine. Medium sweet flavor with sugary pale malts, lots of jammy citrus, slight pine needles, alcohol, dry hay, tangerine, marmalade. Medium to full bodied with soft, almost flat carbonation. Fairly warming to finish with moderate hop oils, pine resin, pale malt sugars, mandarin orange, marmalade. Some gritty, dirty hay and pine in the aftertaste. Fairly tasty for the most part but lacking condition and, notably, that je ne sais quoi one expects from The Kernel.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (18747) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2013
Bottle from Oddbins London Bridge, at home, 13/12/13. Murky dark amber/marmalade with a thin off white bubbly top that clears to edgeing and a swirl. Nose is bitter orange pith, light ear wax, rotting mango, citric dipped straw, light booze. Taste comprises ripe mango, orange pith, citric dipped straw, boozey tropical tang, bitter grapefruit, bitter hop notes. Medium bodied with bite, fine carbonation, dry grassy closure with a good dose of hop bitterness and pithy tropicals. Ok DIPA, a little harsh though, not quite as refined as Id expect. Drinkable affair none the less.


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